2610 Dawson Ridge Road
LaGrange, Kentucky 40031
(502) 743-1234 (cell)
Over twenty year's experience implementing cost savings and accurate purchasing and estimating programs.
Extensive construction background involved in all phases with a record of success.
Demonstrated strength in effective negotiation skills.
Analytical in developing solutions to construction issues.
University of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Analysis, Cum Laude, Member of Honor Society
Project Manager/Purchasing/Estimating, Renaissance Development, Louisville, Kentucky 2006 2010
Develop and analyze budgets, schedules, and specifications for commercial projects and multi-family developments ranging from $500,000 to $32 million.
Consult with Architects and Engineers on design of new product, revisions to existing projects due to code changes, ADA and DOJ guidelines, and customer requests.
Review proposals, negotiate contracts, implement revisions to building process through value engineering, and develop schedules producing lowered cost and reduced building time.
Established National and Regional Accounts with manufacturers resulting in rebate programs and reduced cost.
Review budgets and schedules daily of construction and land development to ensure accurate costing and on time delivery of product.
Proficient in various construction based computer programs, JD Edwards, Yardi Systems, Excel, Word, & Outlook.
Developed and reviewed takeoffs on all projects.
OSHA and MSD Certified.
Purchasing/Estimating Manager, Dominion Homes, Louisville, Kentucky 2000 2006
Annually kept variances below one percent and reduced/maintained pricing for over four years resulting in increased sales.
Exceeded performance goals set annually each year of employment.
Negotiated contractual terms with contractors, vendors, and manufacturers.
Analyzed cost of labor and materials to develop competitive bids.
Eliminated purchase orders through set pricing and implemented automatic payment system resulting in increased efficiency and controlled billing accuracy.
Implemented and reviewed takeoffs on all projects and change orders.
Created scopes of work for each trade working on projects.
Implemented and maintained computer scheduling program and contractor website.
Developed and implemented land costs for development.
Consulted and reviewed with Architects and Engineers on all projects to be constructed.
Operations Manager, Zaring Homes, Louisville, Kentucky 1996 - 2000
Streamlined operations to reduce costs, increase productivity, and generate profitability.
Managed purchasing, estimating, accounts payable, and design studio.
Reduced building cycle through development and implementation of a scheduling program and negotiations with contractors resulting in reduced building costs.
Populated new computer software with accurate costs and takeoffs.
Implemented an automatic payment system which eliminated purchase orders and invoices.
Construction/Purchasing/Superintendent, Monsour Builders, Louisville, Kentucky 1991-1996
Developed and implemented a quality assurance program resulting in increased customer satisfaction and increased referrals.
Constructed projects in multiple locations simultaneously, ahead of schedule, and on budget.
Increased company's overall volume and profits through development of production building with design of standard plans, thereby eliminating custom building practices and overruns.
Negotiated set pricing, and accurate material takeoffs.